Tata Comm gross revenue under-reporting led to Rs 645 crore lower govt fee collection: CAG

The CAG, in the report, also said the amount needs to be recovered from Tata Communications Ltd (TCL).

published on : 9th August 2022

'Buy from trusted sources only': Ahead of 5G rollout, Centre bars Chinese telecom equipment

Tightening the rules for telecom licences, the Department of Telecommunications told telecom companies to source devices only from ‘trusted sources’.

published on : 12th July 2022

Chennai ad firm that won waste management bid starts work after two years

WeStart Communications, which got the contract in 2019, commenced work after a two-year delay due to the pandemic.

published on : 10th July 2022

Vaishnaw to announce railway services 

As per the schedule, he will flag off the extension of Bhubaneswar-Mahipur-Bhubaneswar Passenger Special up to Nuagaon Road from Nuagaon Road Station and announce a new train towards Puri.

published on : 30th June 2022

Congress appoints Vineet Punia as secretary in-charge of internal communications

The party has rechristened its communications department and appointed Jairam Ramesh as its general secretary in-charge.

published on : 24th June 2022

Relief for telecos as government cuts three per cent floor rate on spectrum usage ahead of 5G auction 

The move of the government is going to benefit telcos as it would reduce their future outflows towards these statutory fees.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Government extends telecom PLI scheme by 1 year for building 5G in the country

In a bid to build a strong ecosystem for 5G in the country, the government on Monday extended the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for design-led manufacturing by one year. 

published on : 21st June 2022

LIC investors become poorer by whopping Rs 1.78 lakh crore in a month

The stock closed the Monday session at a record low of Rs 668.20 on the BSE, down 5.85 per cent from its previous close.

published on : 14th June 2022

Cabinet approves transfer of 10 in-orbit communication satellites to public sector enterprise

In a statement, the cabinet said it has also approved increasing the authorised share capital of NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) from Rs 1,000 crore to Rs 7,500 crore.

published on : 8th June 2022

Misplaced priorities? ISRO delays four defence satellites

Sources said NavIC’s accuracy has been hampered because the satellites are not in place.

published on : 29th May 2022

Play it again, Makrand 

Actor, playwright and director Makrand Deshpande, who is back with his two-act play on rape, says it’s his social responsibility to talk about issues that plague the humankind through theatre  

published on : 29th May 2022

Paytm forms joint venture general insurance firm; to invest Rs 950 crore in 10 years

Post the investment, Paytm will hold a 74 per cent stake in PGIL, reducing the VHPL's stake in the company to 26 per cent.

published on : 21st May 2022

Paytm reports 72% surge in losses to Rs 762 crore in fourth quarter of FY22

The company’s revenues from operations were up by 89 percent year-on-year, coming in at Rs 1,541 crore.

published on : 21st May 2022

DoT launches portal for rollout of 5G services

The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) on Saturday launched Gati Shakti Sanchar Portal to facilitate easy rollout of 5G services in the country. 

published on : 15th May 2022

RailTel to put converged communication system in over 230 stations in South Western Railway

This initiative of SWR to modernise - an all IP telecom infrastructure is among the first of its kind to replace the ageing Time Division Multiplexing.

published on : 11th May 2022

DoT asks Trai to reduce 5G spectrum base price

The department also urged the telecom regulator to reserve 5G spectrum for state-owned BSNL and exclude the telco from the upcoming auction.

published on : 10th May 2022

Government may further reduce base price of 5G spectrum 

TRAI recommended price cut  by nearly 39% as against the previously fixed price

published on : 29th April 2022

7 IndiGo pilots under DGCA scanner for 'abusing' on emergency frequency

These pilots were allegedly found venting their ire over low salaries by using offensive language on 121.5 MHz frequency, which is used for emergency communications only for the aircraft in distress.

published on : 28th April 2022

DoT may not further cut 5G spectrum reserve price

An official said the lowering the base price of 5G spectrum is not in the purview of DoT but with the cabinet.

published on : 21st April 2022

Sterlite Power picks up majority stake in MTCIL 

Sterlite Power, a private sector transmission infrastructure developer and solutions provider, has a portfolio of 28 projects covering around 13,950 circuit kms of transmission lines.

published on : 19th April 2022
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